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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update August 18, 2023: A Resource for Members

Each week, through our Unified Voice Newsletter, recipients will receive an overview of state, federal, policy and additional issues impacting post-acute care. Each story will include a direct link to a more complete overview where readers can find more information on topics relevant to their needs.

Updates for this week:  August 18, 2023


  • New Resource for People with Vision Impairment
  • Workplace Violence and South Dakota Law


  • The Biden-Harris Administration Announces $100 Million to Grow the Nursing Workforce
  • Nursing Home Ownership Affiliations Published on Nursing Home Compare Article
  • Catch Up on Developments in Elder Justice.
  • Medicaid Spousal Impoverishment Rules


  • LeadingAge Letter to President Biden on Staffing Mandate.
  • Bill Introduced to Expand Service Coordination.
  • LeadingAge Urges CMS to Continue Program Integrity Progress by Focusing on Audit Reform.
  • Registration for LeadingAge and CMMI GUIDE team webinar on Aug 30th now OPEN
  • Nursing Home Staffing Mandate: Ongoing Activities to Support Members
  • LeadingAge sends pre-comment deadline letter to CMS on hospice special focus program.


  • Community Factors May Support Aging in Place with Dementia – A 3-Day NASEM Virtual Workshop
  • KFF Analyzes Medicaid LTSS Spending
  • ACL Alzheimer’s-Related Offerings.
  • Resilience in Dementia Caregiving Webinar Recording.
  • Geriatric Care Ethics:  Understanding Autonomy, Capacity and Personal Bias Webinar from the American Society on Aging.
  • Commonwealth Fund Article on Responding to Burnout and Moral Injury Among Clinicians
  • Check out our upcoming education!
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Events This Month


19apr9:00 am10:00 amChild Ready Pediatric Trauma ECHO: Firearm Injuries in ChildrenProject ECHO

23apr10:00 am3:00 pmCreating a Culture of Safety: Proactive Strategies for Reducing and Preventing Workplace ViolenceSDAHO EVENT

23apr12:00 pm1:00 pmEnhancing Safety and Security Measures in Health CareAHA Webinar

24apr1:30 pm2:30 pmPreparing for the Survey Revisit, CMPs and Appeals (LTC Survey series)SDAHO Webinar

25apr11:00 am12:00 pmWE ARE… in Pain: A Program of Inclusive Research on Osteoarthritis Pain in African American Older AdultsCenter of Geriatric Nursing Excellence

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